$45 – $55

2018 Chinese New Year Celebration - Chinese Dumpling Making Party

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928 Race St

Ste 2B

(in the heart of Chinatown, between 9th and 10th St)

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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2018 Chinese New Year is on February 16, 2018! It is the Year of Dog!

We cordially invite you, your families, and your friends to attend a fun DIY Dumpling party to celebrate Chinese New Year. While enjoying Chinese appetizers, everyone will learn a new cooking skill – making dumplings!

As this is a very popular event during Chinese New Year, we publish our schedule in advance for Chinese dumpling making parties. The schedule is as follows:

- Feb 14th, 2018 Wednesday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Valentine's Day Celebration

Ticketing: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-day-celebration-rose-dumpling-making-party-tickets-41327029257

- Feb 15th, 2018 Thursday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Chinese New Year Eve

- Feb 16th, 2018 Friday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Chinese New Year Day

- Feb 17th, 2018 Saturday, 10:00pm, Food Show (Making Chinese Crepe) at Reading Terminal Market, invited by Reading Terminal Market and PCDC (Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation), Free event

- Feb 17th, 2018 Saturday, 12:00pm - 2:00pm, exclusively reserved to the Ivy League school community

- Feb 17th, 2018 Saturday, 5:00-7:00pm

- Feb 18th, 2018 Sunday, 11:00am - 1:00pm, exclusively reserved to the Penn community

- Feb 18th, 2018 Sunday, 5:00-7:00pm

- Feb 19th, 2018 Monday, 11:00am - 1:00pm, President's Day & Chinese New Year Celebration

- Feb 19th, 2018 Monday, 5:00-7:00pm, President's Day & Chinese New Year Celebration

- Feb 24th, 2018 Saturday, 11:00am - 1:00pm

- Feb 24th, 2018 Satruday, 5:00-7:00pm

- Feb 25th, 2018 Sunday, 11:00am - 1:00pm

- Feb 25th, 2018 Sunday, 5:00-7:00pm

Spaces are limited. Sign up quickly before tickets are sold out!

Please see the link below for the photos for our Dumpling Making/Wine Tasting Party on New Year's Eve 2017, the most awesome New Year's Eve party in town!


In the dumpling making party, you will enjoy a hands-on adventure - make-your-own dumplings. You'll be guided, taught by Yin, a dumping making expert who will teach you how to fill and shape your own pot stickers and more in an authentic way.

At the event, we may use either pre-made wrappers or make wrappers ourselves. We will also prepare at least two types of dumpling fillings (meat, e.g. kale and ground pork, and vegetables): each person will make at least five of each dumpling type. We can either cook one recipe at a time and pause to eat between batches, or cook them all and eat at the end. Either way, dinner will be delicious!

Dumplings are the singular best food to make for (and with) a crowd: They’re easy, fun, beginner-friendly, and cook super quickly. The more hands you we on deck, the quicker the dumplings come together and the faster we can get to eating.

Come Join us for a Chinese New Year Dumping Party! It will be a totally fun experience for you and your families!

PLACE: 928 Race St, 2nd Floor. Philadelphia, PA 19107 (in the heart of Chinatown, between 9th and 10th St)

CONTACT: info@FiveSpicePhilly.com Tel: 215-352-4324, Facebook: Five Spice Philly

WHAT TO BRING: We will provide all dumpling making experience and fun, and Chinese appetizers. You will just need to bring a container to bring leftover dumplings home.

COST: For Valentine's Day Dumpling Party, $55/adult prepaid, $60/person pay at door (Cash Only).

For the rest of parties, $45/adult prepaid, $55/person pay at door (Cash Only).

Please note that the price may change based on availability.

CANCELLATION POLICY: You will receive a full refund if:
- The event is canceled
- The event is rescheduled

ALLERGIES: If you have food allergy situation, please inform us beforehand.


For Valentine's Day Dumpling Party:


For the rest of parties:


Please note that spaces may fill out very quickly due to the popularity of Chinese New Year

We also accept Birthday Party reservations throughout the year and can host the Dumpling Making Party at any location for your convenience.

This party is offered by Dumpling Academy, World Class Education, Unforgettable Experience, which offers unprecedented team building activities and leadership workshops to corporate and institutional clients.

Our services:

  • Dumpling Making Corporate Team Building Workshop

  • Corporate Event Asian Cuisine, Dim Sum Catering

  • Public Dumpling Making Parties – Chinese New Year, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and other major holiday celebrations

  • Private Birthday/Other Occasion Parties. Please contact us for your priviate party needs, birthday party, school groups etc.

  • Fund Raising Dumpling Making Event

About Yin

Yin operates the "Five Spice Tour of Philly's Chinatown" - cultural walking tour with dim sum tastings, and restaurant hopping tours to Philly Chinatown. As a dumpling expert, she hosts classes and competitions based on the iconic food. She has worked in City Kitchen for the dumpling making show at the Reading Terminal Market as its guest for Chinese New Year. Yin was also interviewed by “What’s Cooking on 1060 by Hadas Kuznits, of the Philadelphia (CBS) KYW radio station about Chinese New Year. In early 2017, she was invited by the show, Travel & Adventure, to host a dumpling making show in the PA Convention Center.

Photo Taken During One of Five-Spice Tours of Philly Chinatown/Dim Sum Tasting

"Yin did such a wonderful job during our Chinese New Year celebration and was so engaging. After the fun and exciting dumpling demo for the Chinese New Year, we all thought Yin would be great person to have back for this event." - From Reading Terminal Market.

Photo Taken During Dumpling Making Show for the Chinese New Year Celebration at Reading Terminal Market on Feb 4th, 2017

In summer, 2017, Yin was invited by the Reading Terminal Market to participate in an important community project - The Breaking Bred, Breaking Barriers dinner project. Yin represented the Chinese community to present Chinese iconic food to other ethnical groups. More specifically, she performed a dumpling making demonstration and brought the most popular street food in China, the Chinese Crepe, to the Philly market for the first time ever.

Photo with our guests during the dumpling making demonstration at City Kitchen, Reading Terminal Market on June 5th, 2017

Yin was doing the demo for Chinese Crepe, the most popular street food in China on September 13, 2017 at City Kitchen, Reading Terminal Market

The Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers dinner project, funded by Knight Foundation, brings together individuals from different cultures to sample each other’s cuisines and learn more about each other, to see what they might have in common. The project parties include the Reading Terminal Market, HIAS-PA, Philadelphia’s Human Relations Commission and the UPENN Project for Civic Engagement.

On June 5th, Reading Terminal invited three communities – the Chinese, the Mexican, and the Mummers, to get to know one another better through this forum, by learning about each other’s culture through food. We were honored to be invited to represent the Chinese community. Each community, through a guest chef, provided an interactive cooking demonstration of one to two dishes that can be used to highlight one’s culture, history, and communal stories. They then sat down to have dinner to engage in a dialogue facilitated by the Human Relations Commission. The idea is that the participants walk away from the session with a foundational understanding of one another’s culture and history.

Photo with Mayor Jim Kearny, General Manager from Reading Terminal Market, Anuj Gupton, and community leaders from the event on June 5th, 2017

On September 14, 2017, Yin assisted Master Chef Joseph Poon from Chef Joseph Poon Creations and Events during 2nd Annual PAAFF (Philadelphia Asian Arts Film Festival) Asian Chef Experience highlighting the top Asian culinary talents in Philadelphia.

This was a special Chef tasting event with 14 of Philadelphia's most prominent Asian American & Pacific Islander Chefs preparing tasting sized portions of their best dishes.

This event serves as an important fundraising tool for 2017 Philadelphia Asian Arts Film Festival while also highlighting the incredible talent and diversity of cuisine within the local community of culinary artists.

Yin founded Five-Spice Philly and Dumpling Academy. Five-Spice Philly is an organization dedicated to the service of showcasing Philadelphia’s thriving Asian food scene. It seeks to bring Philadelphia residents and all incoming visitors the latest in Philadelphia’s cuisine and entertainment.

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